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Talent Match

WELCOME TO TALENT MATCH & BLACK COUNTRY IMPACT

Talent Match is funded by the BIG Lottery. Black Country Impact – THIS PROJECT is receiving up to £34 million of funding made up of £17 million from the EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND and £17 million from the YOUTH EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE, plus match funding of up to £8 million from the BIG LOTTERY FUND and funding from partners.

Black Country Talent Match is a 5 year project supporting Young Adults aged 18-29 who have been out of work, training or education for at least 6 months and who require additional support to overcome specific barriers to employment.training_build2 skills

 

AIM

 

YOUNG ADULTS | EXPERTS THROUGH EXPERIENCE

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To enable Young Adults who are furthest away from being work ready to secure or take up enterprising and/or job opportunities, by improving their confidence and optimism by offering intensive support through the provision of solution focused Mentors.

 

YMCA Black Country Group runs two Talent Match Hubs one based at The Small Street Centre, Walsall and the other at our Temple Street office, Wolverhampton where young people can come to meet and discuss their ideas. Each hub has:
  • Facilities that are welcoming, enticing and encourage developmentTM2
  • Information and communication on the Talent Match offer and how to access Talent Match support
  • Access to the Communication Hub
  • A private area to meet with their mentor
  • An area to meet and engage with other Talent Match young people – group facilities
  • Clear opening and access time

 

Talent Match is able to offer:

 

 


For more information on Talent Match contact Brenda Fraser on 01902 371 550 or brenda.fraser@ymcabc.org.uk


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